As the search for two escaped murderers continues, searchers are scouring an area mere miles from the maximum security Clinton Correctional facility. As WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports, state representatives are monitoring the manhunt and expect an intensive review once Richard Matt and David Sweat are captured.
The search for fugitives Richard Matt and David Sweat intensified overnight as law enforcement focused on a rural area about a mile and a half from the Clinton Correctional prison in upstate New York. The heightened activity came hours after the New York and Vermont governors announced joint endeavors to catch the duo.
With rumors swirling and area residents desperate for a resolution, law enforcement officers spent the day investigating leads in the Willsboro area— their third day searching for two murderers who escaped from the Clinton Correctional facility over the weekend.
Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, who narrowly survived his reelection bid last November, announced Monday at the Statehouse that he will not seek re-election to a fourth two-year-term. As WAMC North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports, the state’s political class is now feverishly looking ahead to an open race in 2016.
One of the two convicted murderers who escaped from the Clinton Correctional facility is a career criminal who killed a man in Mexico after abducting, torturing and dismembering a Buffalo-area businessman.
A convict being sought by authorities after escaping from the Clinton Correctional maximum-security prison in northern New York was serving a sentence of life without parole for the 2002 killing of an upstate sheriff's deputy.
Almost a year and a half before election day, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin announced this afternoon he will not run for reelection. As WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports, the stunning news has shaken up the political scene in the Green Mountain State.